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Can someone tell what can be configured in Cisco router Command line at the following levels:
when the prompt is :
Router#
and when the prompt is :
Router(Config)#
when the prompt is:
Router>

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by:Don Johnston
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Router#
Time of day clock

Router(config)#
Global parameters (device name, Message of the day banner)

Router>
Nothing
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is that all?
or
there is a list of what can be configured for each of the prompts I mentionned above.?
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There virtually no changes that can be made outside of config mode.

There are quite a few global config mode commands.

The best way to determine which commands are available in global config mode is to type "?" at the prompt. You will then get a list of all commands available from that mode.

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Basically Router> prompt is called unprivilaged mode and this only give you access to commands that will provide information about the device. e.g if you do show ? in this mode you will see all the commands, which you can access in this mode.

In order to configure some thing on cisco device you need to go to proviliged mode (Router#). Here you can access more commands and can unable and disable some features e.g you can enable debugging.
In order to do interface level or config level changes u need to goto config level Router(config)#.
There are more mode within config e.g interface level and acl level and so and so,

i hope this help
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question from CCNA book
What command do you use to back up a Cisco IOS to a TFTP host?
Router(config)#copy flash tftp
Router#copy flash tftp
Router>copy flash tftp

Correct Answer:
Router#copy flash tftp

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Now you're asking and answering your own question?
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